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Sandwich Overlays?

Posted: Fri, 4th Feb 2011, 10:32pm

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I am currently testing the software to see if I want to purchase it. I have some "sandwich" overlays that I am trying to use. In these files, the overlay also has a greenscreen that needs to be removed in order to see the file in the middle. Hopefully someone can understand what I mean. Does this software allow this process and if so, how?

Posted: Sat, 5th Feb 2011, 4:29am

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You can only key the "middle" layer in PK, not the overlay image ... BUT ...
If you import the overlay images first, key it, and then export the canvas as a PNG, you can then import the resulting PNG as an overlay and import your "middle layer" photos as needed.

Hopefully that makes sense.
Posted: Sat, 5th Feb 2011, 5:24am

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Makes perfect sense. Thanks will give it a try.
Posted: Mon, 7th Feb 2011, 10:16am

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njush has got it covered. Of course, once you've keyed out the green in the overlay images you won't have to do it again as you'll have the pre-keyed images ready to go.